Gulf of Mexico Weather

National Hurricane Center Miami

        
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FZNT31 KNHC 231512
OFFN20

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1012 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast for the Tropical N Atlantic
from 07N to 22N between 55W and 64W, the SW N Atlantic S of
31N W of 65W including Bahamas, and the Caribbean Sea.

Seas given as significant wave height, which is the average
height of the highest 1/3 of the waves. Individual waves may be
more than twice the significant wave height.

Synopsis for Caribbean Sea and Tropical N ATLC from 07N to 19N
between 55W and 64W

.SYNOPSIS...Strong to minimal gale force trade winds are forecast
along the the NW coast of Colombia during the overnight and 
early morning hours through Sat night. A cold front currently 
located over the Gulf of Mexico will move slowly SE entering the 
NW Caribbean by late Wed, then stall and gradually dissipate from
Central Cuba to Northern Belize on Thu. Strengthening high 
pressure in the wake of the front will produce fresh to strong 
NE-E winds across the Caribbean, including the Atlantic passages 
Thu evening through Sat. Moderate to fresh trades will continue 
across the tropical Atlc waters E of the Windwards through Fri, 
with fresh to strong NE winds forecast on Fri night through Sat 
night. 

NW Caribbean W of 85W

.TODAY...E winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.THU...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.FRI...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 

Caribbean N of 15N between 72W and 85W

.TODAY...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft S of 18N, and 3 to
5 ft elsewhere. 
.TONIGHT...S of 18N, E winds 10 to 20 kt. Elsewhere, E winds
less than 10 kt, shifting to NE after midnight. Seas 6 to 8 ft S
of 18N, and 3 to 5 ft elsewhere. 
.WED...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft S of 18N, and 3 to
5 ft elsewhere. 
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.THU...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.FRI...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 

Caribbean from 11N to 15N W of 72W

...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...E winds 20 to 25 kt within 90 nm of coast of Colombia,
and E 15 to 25 kt elsewhere. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.TONIGHT...E winds 25 to 35 kt within 90 nm of coast of 
Colombia, and NE 15 to 25 kt elsewhere. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.WED...E winds 20 to 30 kt within 90 nm of coast of Colombia,
and E 15 to 25 kt elsewhere. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E winds 25 to 35 kt within 90 nm of coast of 
Colombia, and NE 15 to 25 kt elsewhere. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.THU...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt, except 25 to 35 kt within 90
nm of the coast of Colombia. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.FRI...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt, except 25 to 35 kt within 90
nm of the coast of Colombia. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.SAT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt, except 25 to 35 kt within 90
nm of the coast of Colombia. Seas 9 to 14 ft. 

SW Caribbean S of 11N

.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.WED...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.THU...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 

Caribbean between 64W and 72W

.TODAY...E winds 15 to 25 kt Gulf of Venezuela, and E 10 to
20 kt elsewhere. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt Gulf of Venezuela, and E 10 to
20 kt elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED...E winds 15 to 25 kt Gulf of Venezuela, and E 10 to 20 kt
elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt Gulf of Venezuela, and E 10 to
20 kt elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.THU...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 

Offshore Leeward Islands and adjacent ATLC waters from 15N to
19N W of 55W

.TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. 
.THU...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft. 

Offshore Windward Islands and adjacent ATLC waters from 07N to
15N W of 55W

.TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.THU...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SAT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 

SYNOPSIS FOR THE SW N ATLC INCLUDING THE BAHAMAS

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front moving off the NE Florida coast this 
afternoon, will reach a position from 31N70W to the Straits of 
Florida late Wed, from 31N65W to Central Cuba late Thu, from 
24N65W to along the coast of central Cuba late Fri, then stall E
to W along 22N Fri night through Sat night while dissipating. 
Strengthening high pressure in the wake of this front will
produce strong to near gale force NE-E winds W of the front Thu
through Sat. The strongest winds are expected S of 27N Fri and
Sat with building seas of 12-14 ft E of the Bahamas. 

ATLC waters from 27N to 31N W of 77W

.TODAY...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.TONIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.FRI...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 

ATLC WATERS FROM 27N TO 31N BETWEEN 65W AND 77W

.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.WED...S winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming W 10 to 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.FRI...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.SAT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 

Bahamas N of 22N

.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.THU...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SAT...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 

ATLC waters from 22N to 27N between 65W and the Bahamas

.TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt W of 70W, and E 10 to 20 kt
elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED...E winds less than 10 kt W of 70W, and E 10 to 15 kt
elsewhere. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...W of 70W, E winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to NE after
midnight. Elsewhere, E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.FRI...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 25 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft. 
.SAT...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 11 to 14 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 13 ft. 

ATLC waters S of 22N W of 65W

.TODAY...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.SAT...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 14 ft. 

ATLC waters from 19N to 22N between 55W and 65W

.TODAY...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. 
.THU...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft.